seacht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish secht, from Proto-Celtic *sextam, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

seacht (triggers eclipsis of a following noun (which is in the genitive plural))

  1. seven
    seacht gcapall — seven horses
    seacht n-uaire — seven times

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seacht sheacht
after "an", tseacht
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]